Angela Hovestad

Victoria Events – Souper Bowls of Hope 2017

Come and be a community “souper hero” at the Victoria Youth Empowerment Society’s annual Souper Bowls of Hope event. This is a tasty lunchtime occasion that’s been put together for a great cause: to raise funds in support of homeless and youth at risk on the streets of Victoria’s downtown core. Have a bowl of soup made by Victoria’s master chefs while the talented teen group Vic High R&B Band play...

Duncan Events – Kids Carnival 2017

What a great way to spend a Saturday! If you and your family are around in Duncan or want to come down for the day, then this event should be a fun one – especially since it’s all about the kids! The Kids Carnival, held and organized by the Zoma Creative Classroom’s students, will feature all kinds of fun activities that both the kids and adults will enjoy, such as: A petting zoo Face painting Bal...

Victoria Events – Colour Your Palate 2017

It’s that time of the year again when chefs gather together for an evening of good food for a good cause. Colour Your Palate returns to Victoria BC for its tenth year in a row, where up to 15 chefs go head-to-head in this culinary and artsy competition/fundraiser for the artsREACH program. Chefs have received a full month in advance of this event to draw a top secret colour. Using that colour, the...

Victoria Events – Vancouver Island Pet Expo 2017

Pet owners rejoice! The Vancouver Island Pet Expo returns to Victoria BC for its seventh annual exhibition. It’s the ultimate weekend for pet food, pet treats, training, presentations, tricks, and so much more. It’s also known as the only show of its kind on the entire Island that’s dedicated to the education and entertainment for the public about the wonderful world of pets. The Pearkes Recreatio...

Chemainus Events – Chemainus Theatre Presents: “2 Pianos, 4 Hands”

Coming soon to the Chemainus Theatre is a comedy centered on music – no, not a musical itself, although there ARE pianos! “2 Hands, 4 Pianos” is about two men named Ted and Richard who have the same dream: to become great classical pianists. But that’s hard to do when you have pushy parents, weird piano teachers, crippling stage fright, all-consuming hours of practice, and agonizing examinations! ...

Gabriola Island Events – 8th Annual Isle of the Arts Festival

Come join in the celebration of Spring and creativity with fellow artists and art lovers on Gabriola Island! This April, the whole island will be featuring one of their favourite annual events, the Isle of the Arts Festival. For ten days expect to find all kinds of fun activities such as: Creative workshops Evening markets Literary readings and events Live concerts Professional development courses...

Victoria Events – “Much (Less) Ado About Nothing”

Launch Pad Theatre, based in Victoria BC, proudly presents their theatrical program called “Bard in the Ballroom”. Starting March 23 you are cordially invited to attend Launch Pad’s fresh take on a classic Shakespearean play with Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle for its main stage. The play? “Much (Less) Ado About Nothing”, adapted from the classic comedy “Much Ado About Nothing”. You are encouraged...

Courtenay Events – Spring Fling and Easter Things 2017

  Join the Courtenay Museum staff for their 2017 Spring Fling and Easter Things event! There’s a lot of fun to be had for kids and adults alike. A petting zoo will be held outside at the grounds, courtesy of the Shamrocks Gumboots 4H Club. It will be your chance to get close and give lots of pets to animals such as lambs, kids (we’re talking about the baby goats!), ducks, geese, chickens, and bunn...

Nanaimo Events – HUGE Indoors Craft and Garage Sale Fundraiser

If you’ve got an itch to visit a garage sale but aren’t too thrilled with the idea of rainy weather, then this is the garage sale for you! The Nanaimo Salvation Army is hosting their HUGE Indoors Craft and Garage Sale Fundraiser on April 1st, with at least 50 vendors under one roof selling all kinds of items: clothes, gadgets, antiques, puzzles, wood products, baking, and so much more. Bring your ...

Nanaimo Events – 3rd Annual Nanaimo Boat Show

Coming soon to the Island is the third annual Nanaimo Boat Show! Set at the Waterfront Marina along Stewart Avenue (en route to BC Ferries if you’re coming up from downtown), this event features tens of millions of dollars worth in marine inventory and products available for boat lovers. Come and celebrate all things marine-based and boating – it’s a great all-ages event whether you’ve got sea leg...

Courtenay Events – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, March 31 2017

Watch one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays come to life in Courtenay in this ballet adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Watch as Shakespeare’s wit meshes and a lively score by the composer Felix Mendelssohn come together in this playful and magical ballet about the quarrel between faeries and mortals in a quest for love. Two Canadian ballet choreographers Shawn Hounsell and Peter Quanz wil...

Nanaimo Events – GEEKCON Nanaimo 2017

For one day only you can visit Nanaimo’s FREE and premier convention, GEEKCON! This is the perfect opportunity to dress in your best cosplay and join in the fun! There will be a competition for just that sort of thing, with great prizes to be won. If cosplay isn’t in your budget, don’t worry – there are lots of other fun things to see and do. Visit the many vendor tables, chat with local artists a...

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